Healthcare Group Purchasing

Healthcare Group Purchasing Organizations: | 7/31/2020

… place enormous stress on the entire healthcare system, including first responders, physicians, hospitals, other healthcare providers, and the patients they serve. As the sourcing and purchasing partners to America’s acute and non-acute providers, healthcare group purchasing organizations (GPOs) play a critical role in supporting emergency response and public health efforts and are deeply committed to ensuring that healthcare providers and physicians are prepared to respond to challenges like the …

SP Plus Corporation Enters into Regional Enhanced Group Purchasing Agreement with Yankee Alliance | Globe Newswire | 6/18/2020

… commercial, hospitality and institutional clients throughout North America, today announced the award of an enhanced group purchasing agreement with Yankee Alliance Supply Chain Solutions, LLC and Yankee Alliance, LLC (Yankee Alliance), a member-driven healthcare group purchasing organization (GPO) with more than 16,800 members. Effective June 1, 2020, the new agreement designates SP+ as Yankee Alliance’s preferred contracted supplier for parking and transportation operations, including parking management and planning, valet …

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Of Healthcare Group Purchasing Organizations 1718 Print Purchase Includes 3 Months Free Online | 6/3/2020

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Group Purchasing Organizations: Supply chain leaders in emergency response | 3/31/2020

… on proper response procedures – as they work tirelessly to treat and prevent the spread of the coronavirus and preserve patient care. As the sourcing and purchasing partners to America’s acute and non-acute providers, healthcare group purchasing organizations (GPOs) play an important role in helping to support response efforts to emergencies like the coronavirus. Leveraging their line of sight over the healthcare supply chain, GPOs work with public and private …

Hospital suppliers take to the skies to combat dire shortages of COVID-19 gear | Modern Healthcare | 3/26/2020

… It’s a total change in what we are used to as a society around availability,” said Cathy Denning , senior vice president of sourcing operations for Vizient, an analytics and advisory firm that also does healthcare group purchasing . “From our perspective, it’s this unbelievable place we find ourselves in — realizing we have a vulnerable supply chain.” As the coronavirus crippled China, the center of commerce for low-margin products like face …

Physician practices told to be extra cautious in purchasing supplies from ‘grey market’ | FierceHealthcare | 3/19/2020

… of purchasing PPE from distributors, which is making it difficult in general for them to obtain those in-demand products, said John Sganga, senior vice president of alternate site programs at Premier, a major healthcare group purchasing and improvement organization. RELATED: 6 ways to prepare your medical practice for coronavirus At the same time, Premier has seen an uptick in grey market activity around PPE, he said, in a statement …

PartsSource Appoints Supply Chain Industry Leader Jody Hatcher to Board of Directors | Business Wire | 3/3/2020

… served for six years as a member of the Board of Directors for the Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) and its audit and compliance committee. He served as board member and chairman of the Healthcare Group Purchasing Industry Initiative, the health care industry’s initiative to promote best practices and ethics. He also served as a board member of the Irving Healthcare System Foundation. “During my 30 years at VHA, Novation …

GPOs on the front lines of healthcare | 10/18/2019

GPOs on the front lines of healthcare By Khatereh Calleja, J.D. By Khatereh Calleja, J.D. Amidst an ever-changing healthcare landscape, one thing has remained constant: the value that healthcare group purchasing organizations (GPOs) provide to hospitals, other healthcare providers, and the patients they serve. Hospitals, nursing homes, physician practices, and other healthcare providers are constantly being asked to do more with less. And year after year, GPOs have found …

Survey: Hospital, health system leaders slow to adopt risk-based payment arrangements | FierceHealthcare | 9/17/2019

Hospital and health system executives and leaders said in a recent survey there has been slow uptake of risk-based payment arrangements, with most leaders reporting that less than 20% of their patient population was in such a model. The survey released Tuesday from major healthcare group purchasing organization Premier found that Medicare remains the primary driver for adoption of risk-based payments. The Trump administration has been trying to …

Fayette News / Time to reduce drug pricing escalation, says AARP | 9/16/2019

… reduction has been declared a state and national AARP priority with the March launch of its “Stop Rx Greed” campaign. Before I retired, I was a VP and SVP for some of the largest healthcare group purchasing corporations in the nation, each purchasing billions of pharmaceuticals annually for some of the largest and best hospital systems in the nation. I learned a lot in my 20 years in that field …

New Self-Assessment Tool Helps Hospital Supply Chain Departments Benchmark Performance and Develop Roadmap to Improvement | PR Newswire | 6/13/2019

… updated self-assessment follows the success of the book The Healthcare Supply Chain: Best Practices for Operating at the Intersection of Cost, Quality, and Outcomes, produced by Nexera and its sister company, Acurity, a healthcare group purchasing organization. The book provides guidance on how supply chain professionals can deliver more meaningful value to their organizations by expanding their focus beyond product costs to examining all healthcare delivery costs and their …

New Analysis of U.S. Health Data Finds Healthcare Group Purchasing Organizations Save Healthcare System, Medicare and Medicaid, and Taxpayers Up to $34.1 Billion Annually | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 5/15/2019

WASHINGTON , May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – The Healthcare Supply Chain Association (HSCA), which represents the nation’s leading healthcare group purchasing organizations (GPOs), today announced a new analysis of data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) found that GPOs save the healthcare industry up to $34.1 billion annually and will reduce healthcare spending by up to $456.6 billion over the next ten years. The report, conducted by healthcare economists …

New Book Positions a Clinically Integrated Supply Chain as Critical to Improving Patient Outcomes | PR Newswire | 1/4/2018

… their correlation to care quality and financial outcomes—known as operating at the intersection of CQO. (PRNewsfoto/Nexera, Inc.,Acurity, Inc.)… The book reflects the collective expertise of Acurity, Inc. and Nexera, Inc., a healthcare group purchasing organization and healthcare consulting company, respectively. The book expands on the information in the 2015 first edition, Healthcare Supply Chain at the Intersection of Cost, Quality , and Outcomes , through easy-to-follow diagrams …

RepScrubs Signs Agreement with Premier to Help More Hospitals Prevent Infections | Business Wire | 11/2/2017

ORLANDO, Fla.- RepScrubs® has signed an agreement with Premier, a healthcare improvement company with one of the nation’s largest healthcare group purchasing organizations (GPOs), to provide more hospitals with one-time-use, recyclable surgical scrubs for the thousands of surgical equipment sales representatives who visit operating rooms every day. Under the agreement, a direct sourcing subsidiary of Premier Inc., S2S Global, will begin manufacturing an exclusive line of RepScrubs®, which …

Healthcare Supply Chain

PartsSource Appoints Supply Chain Industry Leader Jody Hatcher to Board of Directors | Business Wire | 3/3/2020

… Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) and its audit and compliance committee. He served as board member and chairman of the Healthcare Group Purchasing Industry Initiative, the health care industry’s initiative to promote best practices and … About PartsSource® PartsSource’s proprietary procurement platform eliminates friction from the healthcare supply chain by delivering evidence‐based decision support for healthcare technology management (HTM). Through integrated workflows and standardized processes, PartsSource empowers HTM teams to …

New Self-Assessment Tool Helps Hospital Supply Chain Departments Benchmark Performance and Develop Roadmap to Improvement | PR Newswire | 6/13/2019

… Healthcare Supply Chain: Best Practices for Operating at the Intersection of Cost, Quality, and Outcomes, produced by Nexera and its sister company, Acurity, a healthcare group purchasing organization. The book provides guidance on how supply chain professionals can deliver more meaningful value to their organizations by expanding their focus beyond product costs to examining all healthcare delivery costs and their correlation to care quality and financial outcomes. The 2019 Hospital …

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Survey: Hospital, health system leaders slow to adopt risk-based payment arrangements | FierceHealthcare | 9/17/2019

… reporting that less than 20% of their patient population was in such a model. The survey released Tuesday from major healthcare group purchasing organization Premier found that Medicare remains the primary driver for adoption of … 1989 Stark law, which prohibits doctors from referring Medicare and Medicaid patients to healthcare entities the doctor has financial ties to. Many in the healthcare industry have said the law prohibits doctors from entering into …

New Analysis of U.S. Health Data Finds Healthcare Group Purchasing Organizations Save Healthcare System, Medicare and Medicaid, and Taxpayers Up to $34.1 Billion Annually | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 5/15/2019

WASHINGTON , May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – The Healthcare Supply Chain Association (HSCA), which represents the nation’s leading healthcare group purchasing organizations (GPOs), today announced a new analysis of data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) found that GPOs save the healthcare industry up to $34.1 billion annually and will reduce healthcare spending by up to $456.6 billion over the next ten years. The report, conducted by healthcare economists …

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Survey: Hospital, health system leaders slow to adopt risk-based payment arrangements | FierceHealthcare | 9/17/2019

Hospital and health system executives and leaders said in a recent survey there has been slow uptake of risk-based payment arrangements, with most leaders reporting that less than 20% of their patient population was in such a model. The survey released Tuesday from major healthcare group purchasing organization Premier found that Medicare remains the primary driver for adoption of risk-based payments. The Trump administration has been trying to …

New Analysis of U.S. Health Data Finds Healthcare Group Purchasing Organizations Save Healthcare System, Medicare and Medicaid, and Taxpayers Up to $34.1 Billion Annually | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 5/15/2019

WASHINGTON , May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – The Healthcare Supply Chain Association (HSCA), which represents the nation’s leading healthcare group purchasing organizations (GPOs), today announced a new analysis of data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) found that GPOs save the healthcare industry up to $34.1 billion annually and will reduce healthcare spending by up to $456.6 billion over the next ten years. The report, conducted by healthcare economists …